Apologetics Archive

Palm, Spy, Maundy, Good, Holy

Posted April 3, 2015 By John C Wright

It is only fitting that the days and customs of this, the holiest week of the year, be mentioned in a civilization that has largely forgotten them. PALM SUNDAY Palm Sunday, most of you know. It is commemorates the day of the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem on the back of an ass’s foal. […]

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Footnote on the Wisdom of Solomon

Posted March 17, 2015 By John C Wright

The deuterocanonical books, including Wisdom, were published in the original 1611 King James Bible. The deuterocanonical books was a part of the KJV for 274 years until being removed in 1885 A.D. Many claim the deuterocanonical books should never have been included in the first place, raising doubt about their validity and divine inspiration. Others […]

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The Fall of Man, the Ascent of Man, and the Eternal Return

Posted March 17, 2015 By John C Wright

If the archeological evidence is evidence of anything, ages and eons passed over the earth long before the advent of Adam, obliterating all before them, and left countless creatures from trilobites to triceratops extinct, falling prey to pain and plague, famine, death, and the eternal war of nature red in tooth and nail. The Horsemen […]

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How to Give Atheists the Chance to Give God a Chance

Posted March 9, 2015 By John C Wright

Below is the written version my remarks to the Society of Patrician’s meeting held 9 March 2015 at Saint Veronica’s in Chantilly. Do you believe in Santa Claus? Most adults do not. When addressing the question of how to give atheists the chance to give God a chance to save them, we look to them […]

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Pedantolatry

Posted February 22, 2015 By John C Wright

I cannot speak for other village atheists, whom I have not read, but I can take the tenor of man on this topic after even short notice, since I used to be the champion and paladin of the forces of atheism, and I can tell true atheists from false. True atheists worship nothing. That is […]

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The War of Ignorance versus Faith

Posted February 21, 2015 By John C Wright

Hmph. I just came across another antieducated sophophobe who declared there to be a war between science and faith, especially the Roman Catholic Church. I asked him to name the Papal Bull or Encyclical, or any other official document of the Church prohibiting or condemning the practice of scientific inquiry. He did not know what […]

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A Universal Apology (Table of Contents)

Posted January 16, 2015 By John C Wright

Here I have compiled the links to all parts of my massive master essay recounting my arduous spiritual and intellectual travail through the hills and mountains of the many reasons, both personal and impersonal, both subjective and objective, for accepting the remarkable and outrageous claims of the One, True, Holy, Apostolic and Catholic Church and […]

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Supermanity and Dehumanity (Complete)

Posted December 13, 2014 By John C Wright

This is one of my longer and older essays on a topic very near and dear to my heart, from 2010, which I reprint for the benefit of any newer readers. I note with considerable satisfaction that there have been more examples in the cinema of comic book or science fiction films since this writing […]

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These are the notes that formed the basis of the talk given Saturday October 4th 2014 at Christendom College, St John the Evangelist Library: It is always fitting at the beginning of any speculative enterprise to state the position one supports and to define one’s terms. It is particularly fitting at the beginning of this […]

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On the Coyness of God

Posted August 27, 2014 By John C Wright

I’m fairly certain, if God is indeed maximally good and therefore would do everything he could to draw people, free agents, towards him, the greatest good, that logically, the best option would be to reveal himself not just occasionally, but always so that there can be no doubt as to his existence. For though the […]

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